Patient and clinic factors predictive of missed visits and inactive status in a multicenter clinical trial. The Macular Photocoagulation Study Group.

@article{Orr1992PatientAC,
  title={Patient and clinic factors predictive of missed visits and inactive status in a multicenter clinical trial. The Macular Photocoagulation Study Group.},
  author={Peggy R Orr and Dawn W. Blackhurst and Barbara S. Hawkins},
  journal={Controlled clinical trials},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={40-9}
}
Obtaining complete patient follow-up in clinical trials is important for the analysis of treatment results and for good patient care. Incomplete data can introduce bias into study results and can alter conclusions concerning treatment efficacy. The purpose of this study was to explore in a case-control design patient and clinic factors that may be associated with missed visits or inactive status within three clinical trials conducted as part of the Macular Photocoagulation Study. All inactive… CONTINUE READING

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